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reparo

Translation of reparo in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 1 (reserva, inconveniente) siempre pone reparos a todo she always finds problems with o/or raises objections about everything expresó sus reparos al acuerdo he expressed his reservations about the agreement no tengo ningún reparo en decírselo a la cara I'm quite prepared to tell him to his face, I have no qualms about telling him to his face le encomendó el trabajo con cierto reparo she entrusted the work to him with some reservation
  • 3 (México/Mexico) (de un caballo, toro) el caballo dio un reparo the horse reared up o/or shied aguantó los reparos del caballo he held on despite the horse's bucking/rearing

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